Horse

Horse Health and Care

Hoof Care

There is absolutely some truth in the old saying “no hoof, no horse.” Horses’ hooves are always under stress, whether the horse is standing in the stables, out in the pasture, being ridden or in the school. The smallest deformity can have a disastrous impact on the whole of the horse’s skeleton. The correct hoof care isn’t as time consuming as most horse handlers think. One thing is especially important and that is continuity.

Saddle and Bridle Care

Equipment for horses that is made out of leather is expensive; that’s why saddles and bridles should be looked after correctly. You don’t need to perform magic to look after your leather equipment properly but with just a few easy techniques your leather saddle and bridle will remain beautiful and well-kept for many years to come!

How are Horses Properly Housed?

More and more owners are opting for the open stabling method for housing their horses, as they strive to find a more species-appropriate way to home these active animals that are happier in herds. There are a number of reasons for this.

The Horse Whisperer

Many of us will know the successful film adaptation of the book “The Horse Whisperer.” It tells the story of a horse with psychological problems that is due to be euthanised because of its aggressive behaviour. The horse whisperer takes this horse under his wing and tries to rehabilitate it by showing it patience and by using special ways to communicate.

Hoof Care

There is absolutely some truth in the old saying “no hoof, no horse.” Horses’ hooves are always under stress, whether the horse is standing in the stables, out in the pasture, being ridden or in the school. The smallest deformity can have a disastrous impact on the whole of the horse’s skeleton. The correct hoof care isn’t as time consuming as most horse handlers think. One thing is especially important and that is continuity.

The Right Care for the Horse

In spring and autumn, your horse’s coat will undergo a change. Although the majority of these four-legged creatures are blessed with shorter hair that is easy to care for, it is not only the mane and tail that need daily care.
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